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Why are we failing young patients with ADHD?

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 13 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6082

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Ian McClure's response to me suggests that there is a greater need for more research and understaning of what we are actually referring to when we say ADHD. One needs to read with caution Ian McClure's claim that 'ADHD is not life-threatening '.

Competing interests: No competing interests

19 November 2014
Neel Kamal
Consultant Community Paediatrician
CHCP, George Still Forum
The Children's Center, POD5, The Octagon, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA